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    DescriptionWhat does it mean to be a Jew? How does one begin to answer so extensive a question? In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, in the largest sense. Widely recognized as one of the most respected and indispensable reference books on Jewish life, culture, tradition, and religion, Jewish Literacy covers every essential aspect of the Jewish people and Judaism. In 352 short and engaging chapters, Rabbi Telushkin discusses everything from the Jewish Bible and Talmud to Jewish notions of ethics to antisemitism and the Holocaust; from the history of Jews around the world to Zionism and the politics of a Jewish state; from the significance of religious traditions and holidays to how they are practiced in daily life. Whether you want to know more about Judaism in general or have specific questions you'd like answered, Jewish Literacy is sure to contain the information you need.Rabbi Telushkin's expert knowledge of Judaism makes the updated and revised edition of Jewish Literacy an invaluable reference. A comprehensive yet thoroughly accessible resource for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of Judaism, Jewish Literacy is a must for every Jewish home.


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    Title
    Jewish Literacy
    Subtitle
    The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joseph Telushkin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 800
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 58 mm
    Weight: 1,012 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061374982
    ISBN 10: 0061374989
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC21: 296
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET120
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/JUDAIC
    B&T Approval Code: A13420000
    Ingram Subject Code: RJ
    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
    Libri: I-RJ
    BISAC V2.8: REL040030, REL040010
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 48
    B&T Approval Code: A14770000
    Abridged Dewey: 296
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15460
    DC22: 296
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BM155.3 .T45 2008
    BIC subject category V2: HRJP
    Thema V1.0: QRJ, QRAX, QRJP
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    WILLIAM MORROW
    Publication date
    17 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York